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The Lustron home : the history of a postwar prefabricated housing experiment

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Lima Public Library 624 FETTERS (Text)
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1001 . ‡aFetters, Thomas T.
24514. ‡aThe Lustron home : ‡bthe history of a postwar prefabricated housing experiment / ‡cby Thomas T. Fetters.
260 . ‡aJefferson, N.C. : ‡bMcFarland, ‡cc2002.
300 . ‡axiii, 186 p. : ‡bill., map ; ‡c27 cm.
504 . ‡aIncludes bibliographical references (p. 179-182) and index.
5058 . ‡aMachine generated contents note: Acknowledgmentsix -- Preface 1 -- 1. The Promise3 -- 2. Pioneer Prefabricated Homes6 -- 3. Strandlund's Great Idea10 -- 4. The Hinsdale "Esquire" Model18 -- 5. W yatt Takes the Ball 31 -- 6. The Dream Bears Fruit38 -- 7. The Columbus Factory 55 -- 8. The "Westchester" and "Newport" Models67 -- 9. Logistics and Pricing Strategy74 -- 10. Production Begins79 -- 11. The Tide Turns85 -- 12. Foreclosure 96 -- 13. Congressional Speculation 110 -- 14. The Lustron That Might Have Been116 -- 15. Lustron Lingers On122 -- 16. Postm ortem 132 -- Appendices -- A. Strandlund Letter to Press and Accompanying Fact Sheet135 -- B. Engineering Development of the Lustron Home143 -- C. Lustron House Shipments149 -- D. Lustron Manufacturing and Shipping Record from Company Files150 -- E. Zone and Price List151 -- F. Lustron Letters to a Customer, 1949156 -- G. Annotated List of Articles from Better Enameling158 -- Directory of Known Lustron Homes by State159 -- Notes 175 -- Bibliography 179 -- Index 183.
650 0. ‡aPrefabricated houses ‡zUnited States ‡xHistory.
61020. ‡aLustron Corporation ‡xHistory.
61024. ‡aLustron Corporation.
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